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Faculty: Nima Bassiri  

Title: Assistant Professor
Office Location: 101 Friedl, 1316 Campus Drive, Campus Box 90670, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: (919) 684-9319
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  • Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 2010
  • MA, University of California Berkeley,
  • BA, University of Chicago,

Recent Publications

Papers Published

  • Bassiri, N. "Freud and the Matter of the Brain: On the Rearrangements of Neuropsychoanalysis." Critical Inquiry 40.1 (Fall, 2013): 83-108. [doi]
  • Bassiri, N. "The Brain and the Unconscious Soul in Eighteenth-Century Nervous Physiology: Robert Whytt’s Sensorium Commune." Journal of the History of Ideas 74.3 (2013): 425-448. [doi]
  • Bassiri, N. "Material translations in the Cartesian brain." Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 43.1 (2012): 244-255. [doi]

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